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Posted On July 9, 2014By Adetunji Openiyi (freeshype)In Gaming, Top Stories, Uncategorized

E3 2014 Review Part I

It’s been a month since E3 kicked off this year with Microsoft’s stellar press conference, followed by press conferences from EA, Ubisoft and Sony all on the same day. Let’s start with the long awaited sequels. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3 and PC and it features Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey who plays the story’s main antagonist. This title drops November 4, 2014. Assassin’s Creed Unity The latest iteration of Assassin’s Creed plays as good asRead More
Windows 8.1

Posted On April 3, 2014By Akinyemi OgunsanyaIn Design, Top Stories

Microsoft Unveils Windows 8.1 Updates

  After suffering widespread consumer backlash regarding the sudden change in the design of the new Windows 8, Microsoft has finally succumbed. Recently appointed CEO, Satya Nadella unveiled the updates at Microsoft’s Build Developer conference. First impressions of the updates on Twitter seem mixed as highlighted by users: Microsoft is doing many of the right things to prep itself for the future. But the future is arriving faster than it’s doing some of them. — Harry McCracken (@harrymccracken) April 2, 2014 Windows update aimed at keyboard and mouse users: MicrosoftRead More
Instagram finally arrived on the Windows phone platform after Nokia attempted to put pressure on the photo-streaming site when they launched their own app called #2InstaWithLove. Well, looks like this move worked as the Instagram app is now available for download in the Windows Phone App Store. The App is listed as “Instagram BETA” and includes all the usual photo editing features like the filters you find in its other versions but excludes the Video recording function for now. You also cannot tag people or view maps from geo taggedRead More

Posted On November 13, 2013By Victor NnejiIn Gadgets, Gaming

Play Your PS4 Through Your Xbox One

This may seem very weird or might sound like a hack but it is true. If you purchase both the Xbox One and the PS4 you will be able to play PS4 games (or even the current gen systems) on their Xbox One’s interface. In a post by Jeff Henshaw of Microsoft, he confirmed that you can use the Xbox and Kinect to switch to the PS4 without complications and that the lag would be so little the human eye would not be able to detect. You would also beRead More
In the last few years of the smartphone shutdown, analysts have repeated that Microsoft should buy BlackBerry or Nokia to gain a stronghold in the marketplace. It has finally happened. Microsoft has announced its purchase of Nokia’s devices and services unit. This includes Nokia’s phone manufacturing departments, a couple hundred patents. The total price of this purchase is 5.44-billion Euros. Microsoft paid more for Skype. Microsoft says it remains committed to its other Windows Phone partners – we all know Nokia has been the biggest supporter of the Windows PhoneRead More

Posted On August 13, 2013By Adetunji Openiyi (freeshype)In Business, Gadgets, Gaming, Top Stories

Kinect Won’t Be Required For Xbox One

In July Microsoft reversed it’s DRM policies for the Xbox One, dropping their 24-hour Internet check-in requirement and all restrictions on used games. Yesterday Microsoft’s Mark Whitten announced that the Xbox One console will no longer require the Xbox Kinect device to function. Kinect-based features such as player identification, voice commands, etc., will be disabled as a result of unplugging the Kinect device. Other entertainment features will work normally as before The change arises as part of Microsoft’s effort to appease its core gamer contingency, one which had voiced their concerns andRead More
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Earlier this month after E3, Microsoft revealed details about its game lending policy and 24-hour offline limit on the Xbox One. This caused a stir among long-time Xbox fans and the feedback began flooding in through out the E3 week. Microsoft has changed its policies regarding Xbox One’s internet requirements, used game restrictions and more for customer satisfaction.  Firstly, Xbox One will not need an internet connection to play offline games or need to check in every 24 hours; instead, internet will only be required when initially setting up the console. WhenRead More

Posted On June 11, 2013By Adetunji Openiyi (freeshype)In Entertainment, Gadgets, Gaming, Mobile, Top Stories

E3 2013: Microsoft’s Conference

Three weeks ago, Microsoft unveiled their latest flagship console called the Xbox One. They promised to reveal the rest at the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo. Here is what happened. First pricing details. The Xbox One will be released in November 2013 for $499.99 in the US, £429.99 in the UK and 499.99 Euros in Europe. Xbox Live on Xbox One will continue to be a subscription service, but its price is unknown. Microsoft, also announced the Day One Bundle. The Day One bundle is a limited edition of the Xbox One which willRead More
343 Industries, the company that currently develops the Halo franchise, announced at the Microsoft’s Xbox event that it would be creating a Halo live-action TV series and it will be directed by the most famous film director in history, Steven Spielberg. Spielberg was not present at the event but came on-screen noting that the Halo franchise is “myth making meat.” Over time different rumours have come up about Halo television series and even a Halo movie Microsoft announced themselves back in 2006 which was suppose to be directed by Peter Jackson. Just recently,Read More

Posted On May 22, 2013By Adetunji Openiyi (freeshype)In Entertainment, Gadgets, Gaming, Top Stories

Xbox Reveal Event: Xbox One Wrap-Up

Microsoft showed off their next generation console, the Xbox One. The console shows off a slot-loading system, and it looks to be slightly longer and higher than the slim Xbox 360. It has a gloss and matte finish. The green ring looks to be replaced with a white glow. A large fan keeps the Xbox One quiet and the external power brick on the Xbox 360S has been scrapped for internal hardware. It will ship with the Xbox Kinect. Kinect was revealed alongside the Xbox One as a totally newRead More